Monday, January 7, 2013

Meet Gurple, the new monster in the house!

I'd love for you guys to meet my new friend, Gurple.

I have to admit, I'm a little in love with this guy.

My son likes him so much, he keeps asking me to make him a blue one!

Gurple is the prototype for my new monster design.
What do you guys think of him?

He's a bit bigger than I typically make my creatures. He's 16 inches tall if you count his legs.
I'm going to reduce the pattern down and make them smaller in the future (for my own sanity!).

Unfortunately for Gurple (or maybe fortunately for me), he has too many errors for me to put him in the shop (mostly just tweeks that need to be made to his pattern).
That means he gets to be my resident monster (oh darn!).

I'm planning on cutting out three more of these guys this week to create for the shop.
I like Gurple's color combination so much, one of those three will probably be his little brother! :)

Hmm, which reminds me...I better make that four. Alex did say he wanted a blue one.


  1. One word....adorable:) I'm so happy to see you develop your style. It's not an easy thing to do.

  2. Gurple is so sweet. I love his eyes. And yes, I agree with Mary Ann, it's exciting to see you create your own personal style of doll.